Lynn Gap Trail

Description

The Overmountain men under Colonel William Campbell departed Gillespie Gap and proceeded along the ridge to descend the face of the Blue Ridge Mountains to Turkey Cove. A certified section of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway between Lynn Gap and Gillespie Gap. One trailhead is at the Museum of North Carolina Minerals.

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Lynn Gap Trailhead at the Museum of North Carolina Minerals

Photo by Randell Jones

A certified section of the Overmountain Victory Trail begins at the Museum of North Carolina Minerals at Gillespie Gap. [View Additional File Details]

Lynn Gap Trail

Photo by Randell Jones

A certified section of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway between Gillespie Gap and Lynn Gap. [View Additional File Details]

OVTA marchers along the Lynn Gap Trail

Photo by Randell Jones

OVTA marchers led by the Watauga Fife and Drum Corps proceed along the Lynn Gap Trail during its dedication ceremony in fall 2013 at the Museum of North Carolina Minerals. [View Additional File Details]

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Randell Jones, A Guide to the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, “Lynn Gap Trail,” Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, accessed November 21, 2017, http:/​/​bythewaywebf.​webfactional.​com/​omvt/​items/​show/​31.​
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